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post #1 of 33 Old 09-07-2007, 01:26 PM Thread Starter
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Ford Emblems?

Does anyone know how to take the color off the Ford emblems on the side of the trucks instead of paying $50 to $75 for new emblems?

I would like to make mine all chrome without possibly destroying them. Has anyone done this?


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I have heard of using acetone, fingernail polish remover, but I'm not sure how well it works.

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x2 on the acetone...

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Ascetone will work fine, just tape around the emblem to keep it off the paint. The emblems on our trucks ('05+) have particularly cheesy paint on them. I accidentally removed some paint from my driver's door emblem with a pressure washer, and then decided to blow the rest of it off so it didn't look stupid.

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Used fingernail polish remove on my buddies truck with cotton swabs.. took 20 min to do all 3.

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BFD99 did his dually like that, he used berrymans brake cleaner, did not even affect the paint.(his words)

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I know for sure that acetone works great for doing this. Just make sure you tape off the paint real good so no acetone gets on it. Acetone and a light bristle toothbrush work the best.It takes a little time but the results are well worth it. Oh yeah....don't put the toothbrush back in the bathroom after you're done!! Good luck and show us the results.

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Oh yeah....don't put the toothbrush back in the bathroom after you're done!!
I think I will use my Sonicare!


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what about using denatured alcohol? it may work too. i know it will take overspray off of chrome bumpers. that happened to me a while back and it worked wonders.


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